Past Events

  • 2017 Apr 26

    ABCD-WIT April Meeting --- Jim Waldo

    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Forum Room @ Lamont Library, 11 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Please join us to hear Jim Waldo, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science, Chief Technology Officer, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science, Professor of Technology Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, Distinguished Engineer, speak about diversity initiatives in Computer Science.

    Refreshments provided. Please RSVP so we have an idea of attendance: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdr2P16Y3qFedpmyOW99V55jvCuHPWyOxIf4YGwbZCy6H3FEQ/… Read more about ABCD-WIT April Meeting --- Jim Waldo

  • 2017 Mar 22

    ABCD-WIT March Meeting --- Iris Bohnet

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Room B-30 @ Lamont Library, 11 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Title: What Works: Gender Equality by Design

    Description: Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative. But unconscious bias holds us back, and de-biasing people’s minds has proven to be difficult and expensive. Diversity training programs have had limited success, and individual effort alone often invites backlash. Behavioral design offers a new solution. By de-biasing organizations instead of individuals, we can make smart changes that have big impacts. Presenting research-based solutions, Iris Bohnet hands us the tools we need to move the needle in classrooms… Read more about ABCD-WIT March Meeting --- Iris Bohnet

  • 2017 Feb 22

    ABCD-WIT February Meeting - Round Table Discussion

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Innovation Lab, Harvard Business School, 125 Western Avenue, Allston

    In lieu of our meeting, we encourage people to attend the CCW event at Harvard Business School i-Lab:

    The Committee on the Concerns of Women at Harvard (CCW) is pleased to present the next speaker in our 40th Anniversary series: “Gender at Harvard: The Unfinished Transformation”.

    Accelerating the Advancement of Women Leaders at Harvard

    Robin J. Ely, Diane Doerge Wilson Professor of Business Administration and

    Faculty Chair, Gender Initiative, Harvard Business School

    Date: Wednesday February 22, 2017 | 3pm to 4.30pm

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  • 2017 Jan 25

    ABCD-WIT January Meeting --- HLC-Hosted

    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Tosteson Medical Education Center, Room 333, 260 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115

    We are excited to announce our January 25th meeting hosted at Harvard Longwood Campus (HLC) and co-hosted with the ABCD-LMA group. Gillian Simkiss, Organizational Development Consultant for HLC HR, will be talking to us about navigating your career & professional development by highlighting workshops and training available to all of us (not just HLC) through their COMPASS program.

    * Overview of the Organizational Learning and Workforce Initiatives - HLC

    *… Read more about ABCD-WIT January Meeting --- HLC-Hosted

  • 2016 Dec 08

    ABCD-WIT December Meeting --- Inclusivity Roundtable Discussion

    3:30pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Forum Room @ Lamont Library, 11 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    NOTE: We will meet on Thursday because of the Winter Holiday Break.

    We are excited to announce our newest initiative and invite you to participate! ABCD-WIT continues to deepen its partnership with the Harvard community and this year will collaborate on an initiative to help make IT at Harvard a more welcoming and inclusive environment for all. After a great brainstorming session with CIO Anne Margulies, we have some ideas to follow up on, and we would like your input.

    We invite you all to help us with setting our vision and goals.  Please join us for our next meeting on Read more about ABCD-WIT December Meeting --- Inclusivity Roundtable Discussion

  • 2016 Nov 14

    ABCD-WIT November Meeting --- Harvard Business School

    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Business School, Batten Hall, Room 201, http://www.hbs.edu/maps/

    NOTE: We will meet on Monday because of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

    We hope you can join us on Monday, November 14th @3:30pm to hear Colleen Ammerman, Director of Program Administration for the Gender Initiative at HBS give a talk on “Work, Family, and Identity: New Research from the HBS Gender Initiative” at Harvard Business School Batten Hall, Room 201. In the meeting she will discuss the Gender Initiative at HBS, as well as new research about the role of gender and race on career paths over time, and highlight gaps between men and women’s career… Read more about ABCD-WIT November Meeting --- Harvard Business School

  • 2016 Oct 26

    ABCD-WIT October Meeting --- Anne Margulies

    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Meeting Room S030, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    “A Conversation with the CIO.” Anne Margulies, Harvard University CIO, is looking forward to meeting with the group again for an informal discussion of issues of diversity in technology.

    While ABCD-WIT group welcomes anyone who is interested in issues surrounding Women in Technology, our October 26th meeting will be women-only

     

  • 2016 Sep 28

    ABCD-WIT September Meeting --- Hutchins Center

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, 104 Mount Auburn Street, 3R, Cambridge, MA 02138

    We had an amazing meeting last night that started with a tour of The Cooper Gallery (Carrie Mae Weems exhibit), then Abby Wolf, Executive Director of the Hutchins Center gave us a brief overview of the incredible work going on at the Center, followed by an intro and tour of the Read more about ABCD-WIT September Meeting --- Hutchins Center

  • 2016 Jun 01

    Summer Break - June to August

    Jun 01 (All day) to Aug 31 (All day)

    We are off for the summer! Have a great one and we will see you in September!

  • 2016 May 25

    ABCD-WIT May Meeting

    3:30pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Forum Room @ Lamont Library, 11 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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